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Choosing a traditional bow

Kristina Dolgilevica explains the process and philosophy behind buying a new traditional bow Looks are important Firstly, if you really like the look of the bow – go for it! This may not sound like the most professional piece of

How to build accurate arrows – part 2

This article is sponsored by Last Chance Archery The most crucial step is to use the right tools. Archery is two-sided, there’s the skill of shooting your bow, of course, and there’s the art of tuning your equipment. Without equipment

Archery exercises: rows and weights

Lucy O’Sullivan focuses on the best exercises for your back To be able to push past plateaus in your archery it is important to look after your back muscles. You can check out Bow 161 for an article on my

Interview: Katharina Bauer

Germany is emerging as a powerhouse force in European archery. Mimi Landström speaks to Kathi Bauer Katharina Bauer has had an incredible start to the 2022 season, medalling at every international event she has attended so far. She won gold at

Bow drills: the secret of success

Irish international Rebekah Tipping reminds you of what’s really important Bow drills, bow holds, reversals: whatever you call them, this is one of the best ways to improve your strength without having to spend hours at the range every day.

News

NFAS: 3D Championships 2022

A sold-out return to the woods. By Alex Tyler Two weeks. That was all the time it took for all four hundred places for the 2022 National Field Archery Society (NFAS) 3D Championships to fill up. There had been a

LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

The best archery podcasts

Mimi Landström puts her headphones on for some of the best podcasts about archery There are many archery podcasts on the scene right now, some new, some old. Podcasts are on the rise in popularity. They are great to listen

Easton Archery at 100

The oldest archery company in the US reaches its centenary in 2022 One of the best-known names in the sport, Easton’s archery products are used around the world. It remains a family firm, founded in 1922 by Doug Easton, who

ATA 2022 – new products

The 2022 trade went full steam ahead in Louisville, Kentucky in January 2022. Mimi Landström checked out the latest and greatest archery gear.  Abyss X-Tension Flex by TRUBall The newest in the Jesse Broadwater Signature Series of release aids, the

Reviews

Shrewd RevX stabilisers review

Arne Metzlaff gets to grips with another big name, small-diameter offering Some time ago, US manufacturer Shrewd – best known, perhaps, for its compound scopes – released a new stabiliser system. With the very thin, small-diameter Revel series, Shrewd made

Zniper Zextant review

Andreas Phillip is impressed by a brand new button with some unique features Even though the button is an enormously important part of most recurve bows, the range of options available is not huge. The upper price range is dominated

Outdoor archery essentials

Some of the best current gear for field (and target too!) Zerofit base layer As recommended in Bow 151, these matt-finish base layers seem well suited to British weather. Available in six different unisex sizes – it’s possible the very

Review: Facing The Sea

A light on an intriguing corner of the archery world. Here at Bow Towers, we were excited to receive a book that featured one of the least explored areas of study: maritime archery. The book is called Facing The Sea,

Review: Korean Traditional Archery

Kristina Dolgilevica looks at a revised edition of the standard English reference work. Professor of Korean studies Thomas Duvernay, a long-standing archer and one of the authoritative figures on the subject, has revised and released his Korean Traditional Archery book

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